The Tony Award-winning comedic spoof of the classic 1935 film, in which four actors portray more than 150 characters in a fast paced 100 minutes. More…
The madcap story follows dashing hero Richard Hannay as he races to solve the mystery of 'The 39 Steps,' all the while trying to clear his name. The four actors change roles in the blink of an eye. This production, performed at the intimate Union Square Theatre, is a transfer of the Tony Award winning Broadway production.
See it if you are a fan of the classic 1935 film.
Don't see it if you don't think that you will appreciate seeing more than 150 characters in 100 minutes.
See it if You enjoy Alfred Hitchcock movies or a noir story with a sense of humor
Don't see it if You don't like noir stories, stories set in 1950s, or one actor playing more than one role
See it if you enjoy madcap farce, watching a small cast play several roles, inventive staging, physical comedy, and are an Anglophile.
Don't see it if you're not a fan of broad humor, or are in the mood for something serious or thought-provoking.
See it if You want to see Hitchcock spoofed brilliantly. You love a good farce with great acting.
Don't see it if You do not like silly comedy. You only like drama.
See it if Clever staging and theatre tricks (silhouettes, physical comedy, props, vaudeville gags). Silly, good-natured fun.
Don't see it if you're expecting a compelling story or a great mystery. Loses steam and comes to an unsatisfying conclusion. Requires the right actors.
See it if You like your Hitchcock to be mocked and prefer Film Noir. 4 actors on one tiny stage just jumping from one costume to another.
Don't see it if You don't like mystery.
See it if Acting was incredible. Each actor played multiple parts!! INCREDIBLE
Don't see it if It was a spoof on old movies so if you're not familiar may not be entertaining
See it if want to see a master of clowning do his thing, enjoy "Poor Theatre", like slapstick
Don't see it if you don't have a sense of humor, are a Hitchcock purist
See it if you're a fan of spoofing the genre. A fractured telling of the old-time spy thriller. Not thrilling but very funny with some fun staging.
Don't see it if you're in to something more cerebral. This is just light fun done well.
See it if you like a silly delightfully delirious British comedy full of physical pratfalls in a spoof of Alfred Hitchcock's movie.
Don't see it if silly physical comedies.
See it if You like clever acting and funny spoofs. I saw this twice. Actors are talented and the show is just so quick paced. Their timing and energy!
Don't see it if You have never seen an Alfred Hitchcock movie. Many funny references to his movies. Its fun to watch for them.
See it if you enjoy quick-witted British people, intrigue, and everything Hitchcock/Noir.
Don't see it if you do not enjoy British accents, people playing multiple characters, or having a good time.
See it if You love campy, madcap mysteries and are in the mood for a fast-paced, head-spinning, hilarious show with a versatile cast.
Don't see it if You don't like goofy jokes, puns, or don't have a sense of satire and parody. It also helps to have seen a few noir-type mysteries.
See it if you're a fan of comedic theater and want to laugh a lot.
Don't see it if you get easily confused or don't get theatrical staging/humor
See it if love a good Hitchcock spoof and free clown noises. Go if it ever comes back!
Don't see it if you are looking for something serious, or are anti-Hitchcock.
See it if You enjoy a spoof of a classic old spy film and a bit of slapstick, with great comedic acting.
Don't see it if You don't have patience for silly spoofs. Also, if you haven't seen the original movie you will not enjoy it nearly as much.
See it if you want a classic farce!
Don't see it if you're looking for something modern. The content is old, and though the physical comedy is great, the show can be a little dull.